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Technical Product Lead


Petrotranz Inc., a Wood Mackenzie business, is a technology company that is dedicated to driving the energy industry forward with their innovative solutions and exceptional customer service. The key to Petrotranz past and on-going success has undoubtedly been its dedication to the development and support of its exceptional team members. It is with this group of talented, passionate, and dedicated individuals that the Petrotranz team has played a critical role in helping Petrotranz meet not only its social and corporate goals but also to push the boundaries of innovation and technology for the energy industry.

Role Purpose

We are seeking an individual with technical product and project management experience. This will be a hands-on, product development and delivery team position with an opportunity to participate in and make a positive impact on Petrotranz’ success. To be successful in this position, you will need to drive forward the core elements and integrations of not only the existing, but also future Petrotranz software products.

You should view this as a position that will allow you to help shape the future of the energy industry with innovative solutions. This will be a highly visible position that will require the passion of a builder, critical thinking of an engineer, heart of a teacher, and soul of an entrepreneur. If you possess the previously mentioned traits, have strong communication skills, have an interest in technology and the energy industry, then this may be the position for you.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead technical product and project management activities for multiple products and participate in their discovery, design, development, and delivery.
  • Function as a liaison and bridge between the product discovery/design and development/delivery teams.
  • Help drive customer value with efficient and timely software development and delivery.
  • Scheduling, managing, and coordinating releases across multiple products across different teams and projects.
  • Develop an awareness and understanding of customer/user jobs-to-be-done, problems and needs.
  • Facilitate business domain knowledge and requirements transfer within the product development and delivery team.
  • Create user stories and conduct user story mapping sessions.
  • Determine and manage product technical feasibility and risk.
  • Create and maintain product development and delivery roadmaps that align with the product vision and strategy.
  • Continually re-prioritize the product development backlog based on internal and customer/user feedback, market changes and business strategic priorities.
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance team to ensure all solutions adhere to Petrotranz’ very high standard of quality.
  • Provide regular project reporting on product development and delivery updates.
  • Manage scope changes and iterative adjustments to solution development.
  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with other internal functional stakeholder groups.


Knowledge & Experience

  • You are a leader that enjoys planning and organizing.
  • You are obsessed with detail and quality.
  • You are an excellent communicator, both with clients and with your team.
  • You are professional, patient, and diplomatic while dealing with complex challenges.
  • You have a strong passion and dedication towards your role, the company, all customers, and partners.
  • You are comfortable handling a fluid and demanding work environment which coincides with a start-up mentality.
  • You value creativity and a strong work ethic.
  • You are a self-starter and work well with a team.

Core Competencies

  • Ideally you have a bachelor’s degree/PMI certificate with a focus in project management, software engineering, or other related fields.
  • You must have analytical, qualitative, and logical problem-solving skills.
  • You must be professional and have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • You can multi-task and are extremely organized.
  • Strong knowledge of product user stories and specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of product roadmaps, prioritization, backlog grooming and release planning.
  • Strong knowledge of product development and delivery project management.
  • Strong knowledge of Domain-Driven Design (DDD).
  • Familiarity with SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, microservices and cloud technologies would be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD would be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with the Agile approach of continuous discovery and delivery would be considered an asset.